Bengals get post-season awards

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s football team snagged top honors with the 5-0 undefeated region title earlier in November. Now, Blythewood’s players and coaches are racking up post-season honors. Edward Robinson was named Region 3-5A Defensive Player of the Year. He amassed 115 tackles, 37 tackles for loss, 25 sacks, 29 pressures, 9 forced fumbles and 5 […]

FG in last seconds lifts Byrnes over Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Had Blythewood capitalized on one last Byrnes mistake, the Bengals may well have hosted Gaffney this week in the third round of the 5A playoffs. Instead, Rebels kicker Jacob Corman delivered a 27-24 victory on his 41-yard field goal with seven seconds left in their game Saturday at District Two Stadium. “We tried […]

Bengals shut out Boiling Springs

BLYTHEWOOD – Friday night was one that Blythewood head coach Jason Seidel was looking for since he was hired to rebuild the program in 2018. The Bengals shut out Boiling Springs 40-0 to not only win their first playoff game since 2016, but also record their first playoff shutout in school history. No.1 seed Blythewood […]

Bengals get past Spring Valley, ready for 5A playoffs

BLYTHEWOOD – With the Region 3-5A championship already in its hands, the Blythewood football team faced an injured but testy Spring Valley team in the regular season finale Friday night. Thanks to some mistakes that the Vikings capitalized on, the Bengals relied on placekicker Ryan Hart’s 35-yard field goal and the defense’s shutout effort in […]

Bengals knock off Rock Hill for region crown

ROCK HILL – Blythewood clinched its first region championship since 2012 with a 31-7 victory at Rock Hill Friday night. After the Bengal defense forced a three-and-out on the opening possession, Blythewood capped their opening drive with a 1-yard TD run from Harrison Collins. A 34-yard field goal from Ryan Hart extended the Bengal lead […]

Big momentum shift lifts Bengals over Clover

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood football team may have jumped to an early 14-0 lead on Clover Friday night, but the Blue Eagles worked throughout the second and third quarters to even the score. Jaylon Hoover threw a touchdown pass to Hunter Jaime just short of halftime, and in the third quarter Cooper Zohner picked off […]

Blythewood shuts out Fort Mill

BLYTHEWOOD – About the only thing in question Thursday night in Blythewood football’s 52-0 victory over Fort Mill was whether the rain bands of Hurricane Ian would reach District Two Stadium. While steady winds coursed over the ballfield, the rain held off. The Bengals did not in the Region 3-5A opener for both teams. Harrison […]

Female LB has highlight night against Goose Creek

BLYTHEWOOD – Last Thursday was a breakthrough night for Tiyanna Mack. As in, Tiyanna Mack broke through the Goose Creek offensive front and delivered eight tackles, a sack and two tackles for loss in her first official snaps as a Bengal defender on the junior varsity football team. The sophomore, wearing No.42 on her jersey, […]

Norris, Lexington run past Blythewood 35-14

LEXINGTON – When a team has a bullying running back behind a strong offensive line, there’s almost nothing that can stand in the way. The Lexington football team committed 17 penalties for 165 yards against Blythewood Friday night at the Wildcat Den. Those setbacks didn’t phase Jonah Norris, who pounded his way past Bengal defenders […]

Blythewood reclaims the Axe

BLYTHEWOOD – In the Battle for the Axe at Blythewood’s District 2 Stadium Friday, the only drama came after the final gun, when Blythewood head coach Jason Seidel and his team raised the crosstown rivalry trophy in victory. “We’ve got a great coaching staff and great kids. They’ve been waiting for this for six years […]